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Health News for 04/29/12

April 29, 2012

TV Ads May Play Role in Underage Drinking, Obesity

Kids who recognize fast-food advertisements on TV are more likely to be overweight, and those familiar with TV ads for alcoholic beverages are more likely to drink, according to two new studies from Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Being Bullied Tied to Anxiety, Depression in Special-Needs Kids

Special-needs youth with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities are at risk for anxiety and depression if they're excluded, ignored or bullied by other young people, a new small study says.
Teen Impulsiveness Has Different Sources in ADHD, Substance Use

Teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and teens who start using cigarettes, drugs or alcohol tend to share at least one personality trait: impulsiveness, experts say.
Secondhand Smoke Permeates Many Apartment Buildings: Study

A new survey of American apartment dwellers reveals that upwards of a third of nonsmoking residents sniff the stench of secondhand smoke in their building's public spaces, while almost half smell it within their own homes.
Two-Drug Therapy Helped Kids With Type 2 Diabetes

Children with type 2 diabetes may achieve better blood sugar control with a combination of two drugs, metformin and Avandia, than with metformin alone, a new study suggests.
Cellphones, Texting Put Teen Drivers in Danger, Studies Show

A pair of new studies offers insight into young people who use cellphones while driving: One finds that there's no safe position for texting at the wheel, while the other suggests that the most compulsive cellphone users have had more car accidents.

 

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